Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship                  


WHY TRAIN AS AN APPRENTICE WITH ABC - South Texas?

  • We are state and federally approved
  • ABC - South Texas' apprenticeship programs are approved by the U.S. Department of Labor
  • We offer apprenticeship programs in four trades: carpentry, sheet metal, electrical, and plumbing
  • Compared to a college education, there's virtually no cost to you personally
  • Paid on-the-job training
  • We honor Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits
  • Eligible veterans can receive a tax-free stipend during their apprenticeship program
  • Build your professional network
  • Our members are some of the most talented construction professionals in South Texas
  • College Life Credit hours available

WHY TRAIN ABC - SOUTH TEXAS APPRENTICES?

  • The demand for skilled workers is increasing
  • Our program eliminates the need for expensive recruitment programs; applicant pool available
  • Our state and federally approved apprenticeship programs can help you dispatch registered apprentices to your job site and help you meet prevailing wage requirements
  • Using apprentices actually reduces the cost of high labor turnover; employees show high morale and loyalty when training in a program that offers upward mobility through career development
  • You get a diversified and flexible workforce and a larger pool of employees with specific skills
  • You get increased productivity; employees in a structured program are more motivated
  • We train our apprentices using the NCCER curriculum